The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today it was opening a National Coverage Determination (NCD) to review its criteria for wheelchair coverage under Medicare, as part of a three-pronged initiative to make sure patients get the care and equipment they need and providers are properly paid while curbing abuse.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced a 10-point initiative to substantially curb abuse of the Medicare program by unscrupulous providers of power wheelchairs and other power mobility products who prey on Medicare beneficiaries.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the national Medicare improper payments rate for 2003, based on a new and expanded program for measuring the rate and helping prevent future errors.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has proposed revisions to the Medicare Advantage program and prescription drug benefit program (Part D) that would implement new benefits under the Affordable Care Act and increase patient protections.
In its continuing effort to improve Medicare coverage and payment for power wheelchairs and scooters, while protecting the Medicare program and taxpayers from abuse, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released draft coverage criteria for these devices, as well as new codes to ensure proper payment.